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21 Dead In South African Nightclub: Cause Not Yet Known

21 Dead In South African Nightclub: Cause Not Yet Known

The victims' ages ranged from 13 to 17 and they were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.

27 June 2022
WHO: Covid Continues To Decline, Except In Americas, Africa

WHO: Covid Continues To Decline, Except In Americas, Africa

The World Health Organization said that the number of newly reported coronavirus cases and deaths globally continued to fall in the last week, continuing a...

05 May 2022

Planet Alert: Africa Leads The Way In Banning The Use Of Plastic

Ditch plastic bags. Make sure to pack items in cloth bags whenever you make a trip to Africa

Death Toll Nears 6 Million As Pandemic Enters Its 3rd Year

Death Toll Nears 6 Million As Pandemic Enters Its 3rd Year

The death toll, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, stood at 5,996,882 as of Sunday morning and was expected to pass the 6 million mark later in the day.

06 March 2022

Six African Countries To Receive mRNA Vaccine Technology

In a bid to help poor countries to produce their own vaccine, the World Health Organization last year teamed up with local companies and scientists to...

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16 December 2021
Israel To Donate 1 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To Nearly Quarter Of African Nations

Israel To Donate 1 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To Nearly Quarter Of African Nations

As Israel's contribution to 'eradicating the pandemic around the world', the country has decided to donate 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to close to a...


30 November 2021
Covid-19 Africa News: Active Cases Reach 86 Lakhs As Omicron Variant Fuels Fire

Covid-19 Africa News: Active Cases Reach 86 Lakhs As Omicron Variant Fuels Fire

As the Covid-19 Omicron variant has hit the world, its epicentre, Africa is seeing a heavy rise of coronavirus cases. As of Monday, active cases have reached...


19 August 2021
Afghanistan Crisis: Taliban Triumph Means More Worries In Africa

Afghanistan Crisis: Taliban Triumph Means More Worries In Africa

The return of the Taliban in Afghanistan has taken the world by surprise. In Africa, it compounds the worry and fear in countries struggling to crush Islamist...


14 August 2021
Why Africa Is Least Vulnerable To Covid 19: Know It From Gene Scientist

Why Africa Is Least Vulnerable To Covid 19: Know It From Gene Scientist

Highest gene diversity is saving Africa from Covid-19 onslaught, says Gene scientist


10 December 2020
UN Chief Antonio Guterres Warns Of Rising  'Vaccine Nationalism'

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Warns Of Rising 'Vaccine Nationalism'

Guterres appealed to donate to World Health Organisation's COVAX programme, a project to buy and deliver coronavirus vaccines for the world's poorest people.


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23 November 2020
Confederation Of African Football President Ahmad Given Five-year Ban For Breaching FIFA Ethics Code

Confederation Of African Football President Ahmad Given Five-year Ban For Breaching FIFA Ethics Code

FIFA has banned CAF president Ahmad Ahmad for five years for offences including "offering and accepting gifts or other benefits"


04 September 2020
The Magic Of Millets

The Magic Of Millets

Millets, a group of small but incredibly nutritious and environment friendly cereals consumed for centuries in India, are making a comeback in our diets.


24 July 2020
Re-imagining A  Malnutrition-free  India

Re-imagining A Malnutrition-free India

For a country where almost 36% children are underweight, 50% women are anemic already, a rapid call to action and re-shaping system is a big fish to fry. How...


28 May 2020
How India and Africa Can Start A Revolution In Agriculture And Food Security

How India and Africa Can Start A Revolution In Agriculture And Food Security

On the occasion of World Hunger Day, a look at how India and the African states can ramp up research and cooperation in agriculture, which plays a key role in...


21 May 2020
Over 50 Million Indians Lack Handwashing Access, At High COVID-19 Risk: Study

Over 50 Million Indians Lack Handwashing Access, At High COVID-19 Risk: Study

According to the study, more than 50 per cent of the people in sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania lacked access to effective handwashing.


20 May 2020
COVID-19 Could Push Over 60 Million People Into Extreme Poverty: World Bank

COVID-19 Could Push Over 60 Million People Into Extreme Poverty: World Bank

Of the 100 countries, home to 70 per cent of the world’s population, 39 are in Sub-Saharan Africa. Nearly one-third of the total projects are in fragile and...


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03 December 2019
2019 Set To Be Among Top 3 Hottest Years Ever, 2010s Hottest Decade In History: UN

2019 Set To Be Among Top 3 Hottest Years Ever, 2010s Hottest Decade In History: UN

The world's seas are now a quarter more acidic than 150 years ago, threatening vital marine ecosystems upon which billions of people rely for food and jobs.


23 July 2019
Over 820 Million People In The World Go Hungry Every Day. Can The Zero Hunger Target Be Reached By 2030?

Over 820 Million People In The World Go Hungry Every Day. Can The Zero Hunger Target Be Reached By 2030?

In the second of a three-part series, we bring you ten key take-outs from the latest report by the FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and the WHO from the just-published...


22 July 2019
The Verdict Is Out From The Gods Of Nutrition: State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2019

The Verdict Is Out From The Gods Of Nutrition: State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2019

Technology is on a dizzy high, but the economy is not. Conflicts are displacing people, while climate change is upsetting the way we eat, what and how. All...


09 July 2019
How we fell into the trap of eating the same foods

How we fell into the trap of eating the same foods

It’s the tragedy of human history, as we made a new deal with nature and moved toward agriculture some 10,000 years ago. Wake up to the nutrition synergy of...


03 July 2019
Nutrition Tips For You: Millets For Weight Loss – Sorghum

Nutrition Tips For You: Millets For Weight Loss – Sorghum

Wheat and rice may be amongst the most popular grains, but millets such as sorghum (jowar), pearl millet (bajra), foxtail millet (kangni), finger millet...


07 May 2019
5 Indian Sailors Abducted In Nigeria, Sushma Swaraj Asks For Action At The ‘Highest Level’

5 Indian Sailors Abducted In Nigeria, Sushma Swaraj Asks For Action At The ‘Highest Level’

According to reports, it has been over two weeks since the sailors were abducted. Their families said that they have been unable to contact them for several...


11 October 2018
Youngest African Billionaire Mohammed Dewji Kidnapped In Tanzania: Report

Youngest African Billionaire Mohammed Dewji Kidnapped In Tanzania: Report

Africa's youngest billionaire was kidnapped by gunmen in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam.


15 August 2018
Fall Armyworm May Threaten Food Security And Livelihood Of Millions Of Farmers

Fall Armyworm May Threaten Food Security And Livelihood Of Millions Of Farmers

An invasive pest which was recently detected in India may threaten food security and risk the livelihood of millions of farmers according to FAO



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